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  • Oscars 2013: Red carpet swings from old Hollywood to sleek modernity

    Oscars 2013: Red carpet swings from old Hollywood to sleek modernity
    It was like an Oscar flashback with all the Giorgio Armani gowns, Harry Winston bling and Veronica Lake waves on the red carpet Sunday. Then there was a Sharon Stone Gap turtleneck moment, when Helen Hunt revealed that her navy blue gown was from none...
  • Robert Redford's 'new territory' with 'Captain America' sequel

    Robert Redford's 'new territory' with 'Captain America' sequel
    Though Robert Redford may be the very platonic ideal of a movie star -- a matinee idol from films such as "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," "The Sting," "The Way We Were," "The Electric Horseman" and "Out of Africa" -- he has of late been involved...
  • SAG Awards analysis: Sprawling and showy carry the day

    SAG Awards analysis: Sprawling and showy carry the day
    When actors vote for awards, you can be sure of two things: They're going to love movies with sprawling casts (more parts = more work!) and showy roles that require physical transformation will typically beat subtler performances. Those precedents...
  • Golden Globes nominations: Sally Hawkins in, Oprah out

    The Golden Globes showdown for supporting actress includes four names familiar to those who tuned into the Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations Wednesday — Lupita Nyong'o for "12 Years a Slave," June Squibb for "Nebraska," Jennifer Lawrence for...
  • 'Fruitvale Station'

    'Fruitvale Station'
    Writer-director Ryan Coogler's acclaimed, memorable drama is based on a true incident at a Los Angeles train station on New Year's Day 2009. A young father was shot by a transit officer, and the film details the hours leading up to the tragedy....
  • Hugh Jackman performs at benefit for film and TV charity

    Hugh Jackman performs at benefit for film and TV charity
    Actor Hugh Jackman brought his one-man stage show to Los Angeles' Dolby Theater on Saturday in a benefit and live auction that raised $1.85 million for the Motion Picture & Television Fund. The "X-Men" star performed his critically acclaimed one-man...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'NCIS' on CBS

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'NCIS' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 13 - 19, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES 30 for 30 This new episode recall...
  • Review: Diablo Cody's vision is far from 'Paradise'

    Review: Diablo Cody's vision is far from 'Paradise'
    For her first stint in the director's chair, "Juno" screenwriter Diablo Cody has concocted a modern-day "Alice Through the Looking Glass," with none of the danger or wit. "Paradise" follows a home-schooled, Jesus-loving Montana lass who loses her faith...
  • Summer Movie Sneaks complete list

    The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Sneaks list: In the...
  • Cannes 2013: For Octavia Spencer, a new stop with 'Fruitvale Station'

    CANNES, France -- You’d expect a savvy pro such as Octavia Spencer to have dropped in on the Cannes Film Festival once or twice over the years. But there she was on Thursday afternoon, taking it all in like a wide-eyed tourist. “First...
  • Cannes 2013: For 'Blue Ruin' helmer, a new path to career-building

    Cannes 2013: For 'Blue Ruin' helmer, a new path to career-building
    CANNES, France--Most of the attention at the Cannes Film Festival this week centers on the big names--Nicolas Refn, Alexander Payne, James Gray. But the springtime cinema gathering can sometimes makes room for someone a little different. Someone, say,...